Boarded Tool ChestThis years teaching schedule has been a little crazy at times despite my intention in 2017 to slow things down during 2018 so that I might spend a …
Make, Do & Mend
Design for me is a multi-sensory discipline that relies as much on the emotional response to a solution as it does the practical and aesthetic qualities. The relationship we have with the materials and the things that surround us is rooted deep within our culture. Their creation is not simply the logical last stage in a series of problems solved. It should, I believe, seek to align the traditional values of craftsmanship and quality with the benefits of modern technology.
To help you achieve that goal I’ve developed a range of practical courses
aimed at putting traditional skills in the hands of today’s craftsmen.
Behind the Scenes
Brass bound pieces like this chest of drawers are either referred to as military or campaign furniture and were the state of the art camping equipment from the mid 18th …
When you don’t have access to screws and hardware let alone the resources to make them, you seek alternatives. That was just one of the features that drew me towards …